Lowe's Cos. stock falls Wednesday, underperforms market

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Shares of Lowe’s Cos. LOW, -0.13% slumped 0.13% to $204.00 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, +0.41% rising 0.41% to 4,363.55 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.30% rising 0.30% to 34,416.99. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of losses. Lowe’s Cos. closed $11.22 below its 52-week high ($215.22), which the company reached on May 10th.

The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Home Depot Inc. HD, +0.27% rose 0.27% to $330.36 and Kingfisher PLC ADR KGFHY, -2.56% fell 2.56% to $8.75. Trading volume (3.0 M) remained 485,434 below its 50-day average volume of 3.5 M.

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